CANADA STOCKS-TSX drops 1.2 pct at open

Wed May 13, 2009 9:39am EDT
 
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TORONTO May 13 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index fell hard at the opening bell on Wednesday as commodity prices eased and as weaker-than-expected U.S. retail sales data hurt investor sentiment.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE fell 122.68 points, or 1.22 percent, to 9,955.02. All 10 sectors were lower, led by more than 2 percent drops in both energy and financials. (Reporting by Ka Yan Ng; editing by Peter Galloway)